Look, down in the ground, it’s…Boyzarro?!?
Since the launch of Rebirth in 2016, Patrick Gleason and Peter J. Tomasi have reinvigorated the Man of Steel through a series of powerful standalone stories in the pages of SUPERMAN. They’ve featured Lex Luthor, Eradicator, Apokolips and Mister Oz, among many others, but not Bizarro. Not until today’s SUPERMAN #42.
ACTION COMICS SPECIAL #1 and SUPERMAN SPECIAL #1 Celebrate Three Prolific Superman Storytellers, Feature Bonus Content
The creative talent of ACTION COMICS writer Dan Jurgens and the SUPERMAN team of Patrick Gleason and Peter J. Tomasi have brought legions of Superman fans story after story filled with action, humor, emotion and candor--traits that have continued to present Superman as an enduring symbol of hope, optimism, truth and justice. This May, the conclusions to their epic runs serve as the centerpieces of two special one-shot issues.
Team-ups are one of the cornerstones of this medium that we all love. Whether that team-up happens between father and son, hero and sidekick or vigilante and villain, exploring these relationships can push open new doors of storytelling and adventures. Let’s explore that theme in all of these DC collected editions that you should pick up this month.
The truth hurts. That’s what they say, at least, and after reading this week’s startling SUPERMAN #18, we definitely believe it.
Written by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason and drawn by Gleason with assists from Mick Gray and John Kalisz, Superman #18 officially kicks off “Superman: Reborn,” the four-part crossover storyline that promises to finally reveal the secrets surrounding Rebirth’s Man of Steel.
If you’re a comic book reader, you know the feeling. You’re reading a great story and are caught up in the action. Then you turn the page and find yourself looking at a piece of art that so perfectly captures the moment that you find yourself lingering on it, getting lost in its detail. Whether it reveals the scope of a battle, divulges a key character’s identity or perfectly conveys the emotion of the scene, it goes beyond excellence and enters the realm of perfection. It is, put simply, a perfect panel.
This month, BATMAN AND TWO-FACE launched an exciting new story arc in issue #24.
In November’s issue #25, Erin McKillen turns to her childhood friend, Bruce Wayne, to protect her from the wrath of Two-Face. Having been the person who scarred Harvey Dent, McKillen fears that her life is danger.